Research Data: Animals

This series documents care and use of animals for research purposes. This series may include, but is not limited to: notes on animal behavior, physical examinations, observed abnormalities, diagnostic test results, research interventions, treatments prescribed and administered, surgical procedures performed, and necropsy.




Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, School of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Yerkes National Primate Research Center

Retention Period

Retain 3 years after end of activity.


9 CFR 2.35; Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 700-12-.04

Disposition Instructions

Transfer appropriate records to a research data repository. Confidential destruction is required for remaining records. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: September 16, 2016